Richland's wastewater treatment facility is owned and operated by the City of Richland and presently serves a population of approximately 53,078 residents. Built in 1985, the Richland Wastewater Treatment Plant is a 12-million-gallon-per-day complete-mix activated sludge plant. Wastewater is delivered to the plant by approximately 278 miles of sewer line maintained by the City's operational and maintenance staff.
The plant is located on Lacy Road and is open for guided tours. Please contact our office to reserve a time for your group to tour our facility.
** Update to Standard Special Provision - Television Inspection **
For all projects permitted on or after May 1, 2017, the following Television Inspection Specification will apply:
All sanitary sewer and storm drain lines shall be inspected by the use of television camera before final acceptance. The costs incurred in making the inspection for approval of installation shall be borne by the contractor.
For more information on the change, and for the full provision, please click HERE.